If you have a child who tends to have big emotions or reactions, you’ve probably tried many different things to reduce the drama in that moment. But you may not have found much success, so you’re dealing with the drama over and over (or you’re walking on eggshells to prevent their big reaction!).
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why it’s so hard to shift things in the moment once a child is reactive
- What to focus on as your child is having a big emotion so that the situation goes more smoothly
- Two simple ideas to regulate ourselves when our kids are melting down
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